Tag Archives: country decorating

French Country Fabrics – Toile

There’s just something about French Country – isn’t there? The style of the French show up in their decorating, their food, and their joie de vivre. A few years back I took my daughter to France to experience the culture first hand. We loved it there as much as we love Italy. There is something [...]

Match Your French Country Bedding

Although I love French Country decorating I honestly did not expect such a positive response to the last article I wrote on French Country bedding. It seems there are far more people interested in this simple and elegant style than I had imagined. If your question is how you can remodel an existing bedroom’s decor [...]

Country Window Treatments

When it comes to home decorating we often choose curtains and window coverings with our hearts first: form over function. This is especially true of country window treatments. I’m sure this has happened to you over the years of country decorating. I believe we all get caught in the ‘bought it because I loved it’ [...]

Home Decorating Advice

I am often asked for home decorating advice from people hoping for a quick answer of color, style and painting techniques. Although I’d love to help, there is never a simple answer when it comes to home decor. Your room’s ‘flavor’ is as complex as you are, as varied as each member of your family, [...]

Country Saltbox Houses

I’ve been painting them for years. Filled my old farmhouse with prints of them saying “Home Sweet Home” and such. I even had a small but pretty collection of 2-3″ high lit saltbox houses – but that was before the fire… Still, I can’t believe I’ve been writing about country decorating on this site for [...]

Country Sconce Lighting

Wall lights or sconce lighting are one of the few decorating traditions that this generation of home builders seem to have moved away from. However I see sconce lighting coming back in the larger (more expertly built) homes, as well as the rush of renovated farmhouses taking a comeback. On occasion I have also seen [...]